Muff Family History

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Muff Name Meaning

English: variant of Maw 2. South German: nickname for a sulky or surly person, from Middle High German muff, mupf ‘pout’, ‘drooping mouth’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Buff, Cuff, Puff, Hauff, Murr, Ruff, Tuff, Eoff, Haff, Reff

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Muff Family Origin

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Muff Family Occupations

What did your Muff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Muff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Muff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muff. A less common occupation for the Muff family was Boiler Comp Manufacturer.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Boiler Comp Manufacturer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Muff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Muff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Muff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Muff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Muff. For the veterans among your Muff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muff Life Expectancy

What is the average Muff lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Muff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Muff in 1960 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Muff Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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